Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

NHFPI: Senate Budget Decisions May Limit Revenue Flexibility in Future Years

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Senate passed its version of the state budget on May 31, putting forward an $11.86 billion spending plan for the 2018 and 2019 biennium, which begins July 1. The Senate budget increases funding for … Continue reading

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The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party

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Prosecutors drop rape charges against former Proctor Academy student

The Merrimack County Attorney’s office has dismissed its case against a former Proctor Academy student accused of sexual assault. Derek Tillotson, 20, of Bow was scheduled to stand trial this week in Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord on three … Continue reading

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GOP Budget is Good for New Hampshire

Drafting and adopting the state budget has been messy as different Republicans have argued passionately for what they believe is in the best interest of the Granite State. But while the process may sometimes be unpleasant to watch, the outcome … Continue reading

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Candia School Public Hearing on Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Policy

We publish the raw, unedited video of the Candia School Board’s June 1, 2017, public hearing on its transgender/gender non-conforming student policy.  The hearing was held after a vote of the board in light of a Citizen Petition Warrant Article … Continue reading

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Two NH Mayors have Signed on to Uphold Paris Agreement

Only two New Hampshire Mayors (so far) have climbed into (or is it out of) the climate cult closet. Climate Mayors (aka, Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, or MNCAA) is a network of 285 U.S. mayors — representing over 61 million … Continue reading

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House to vote on killing Dodd-Frank

House lawmakers are poised to pass the “crown jewel” of the GOP-led regulatory reform effort on Thursday, effectively gutting the Dodd-Frank financial regulations that were put in place during the Obama administration. Called the Financial Choice Act, the Republican bill … Continue reading

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Executive Councilor David Wheeler Discusses the Fetal Homicide Bill

Rich talked about Senate Bill 66, or the fetal homicide bill, explaining what it entails to the listeners.  He was then joined by Executive Councilor David Wheeler, who aimed to share the legal, political and moral standpoints from his perspective. … Continue reading

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Two top intelligence chiefs felt no pressure from Trump to end Russia investigations

Two of the government’s top intelligence officials said Wednesday that they did not feel pressured to end investigations into Russian meddling in the November presidential election, though fired FBI Director James B. Comey did say President Trump asked him to … Continue reading

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The Top 3 GOP Candidates in Both N.H. Congressional Districts Exploring a Run for Congress

As the New Hampshire Legislature wraps up its session this month, the rest of the year will see more election activity — specifically, with Republicans who want to run for the U.S. House of Representatives. It’s expected that Democratic U.S. Rep. … Continue reading

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